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1 hr. 9 min.

Plot Summary
Astra Taylor's thought-provoking documentary follows the Slovenian thinker and author Slavoj Zizek as he lectures around the world. During candid conversations with Taylor, Zizek relays his complex ideas on the mind and culture, utilizing a mix of Marxism and psychoanalytic critical theory in the tradition of Jacques Lacan. During his discussions, Zizek, a very popular academic, combines philosophy and psychology while covering everything from capitalism to popular culture.

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Director: Astra Taylor

Genres: Documentary

Zizek! (2005)

Release Date: September 11th, 2005|1 hr. 9 min.

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  • 75
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Zizek as a larger-than-life figure who manages to engage you even when you're not entirely sure what he's going on about. show more

  • 50
    Boston Globe

    Zizek is a revolutionary playing a comedian playing a revolutionary. Which makes him worth watching, even in this movie. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Hyperactive. show more

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